Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20521
 
1How interested would you be in getting genetic testing done that would let you or your spouse know their risk for hereditary breast cancer? Very interested? Somewhat interested? Not very interested? Or not at all interested
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Very48%41%55%59%72%42%31%65%36%45%52%67%**52%53%41%47%44%51%
Somewhat18%14%21%7%7%26%26%7%26%20%6%12%**16%18%24%17%28%15%
Not Very18%27%11%21%11%18%20%17%19%18%34%6%**14%14%22%18%13%19%
Not At All16%18%13%12%10%13%23%11%19%16%8%16%**17%14%12%18%15%15%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%0%**1%0%0%0%0%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%19%26%32%42%58%80%8%9%2%36%37%24%37%29%23%
 
 
2Should insurance companies cover all of the expense of that genetic testing? Some of the expense? Or none of it?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
All Of It63%63%64%78%67%65%49%73%56%60%75%76%**50%69%69%54%57%72%
Some21%20%22%10%17%20%32%13%27%24%7%9%**32%16%16%28%26%12%
None8%11%6%1%8%11%12%4%11%8%11%4%**11%8%7%10%8%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%23%19%26%32%42%58%80%8%9%2%36%37%24%37%29%23%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.